Wednesday, April 7, 2010

quicko: the order of australia

Australia's highest honor -- bestowed as an "order of chivalry" for "achievement and merit in service to Australia or humanity." (according to wikipedia)

4 comments:

Mom said...

So, does this award then come with a title for the bearer, such as Sir Bennelong?

Garry with 2 Rs said...

You get it after your name:

Garry with 2 Rs OA

KIM said...

ha. ha. ha.

Laetitia :-) said...

Mom - no. Knighthoods are no longer bestowed on Australians (since 1986). However existing knights and dames keep their titles as "Sir" and "Dame".